VILLAGE TECHNOLOGIES FOR EMPLOYMENT AND SELF-RELIANCE:
FOOD PROCESSING CENTRE :– Objective of the Food Processing Centre of HIMALAYAN JAN KALYAN SAMITI is to generate ecologically sound and sustainable sources of employment for Himalayas people. The unit has done innovative work in developing and standardising several products based on processing of locally available fruits, vegetables and cereals. Main activities during 2007-2008 were:
- Production and marketing of over 15 tunes of different fruit products (chunda, pickles, jams, squashes, candy, etc).
- Development of new food products from Jackfruit and Finger Millet.
- Organisation of training/orientation programmes for NGOs, women’s groups and school students.